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  1. crime
    Inside the Ransomware Gangs That Extort HospitalsThey shut down patient care and put lives at risk. Would the pandemic finally slow them down?
  2. early and often
    The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump BooksLove gossip but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.
  3. book deals
    James Comey Trades Memoirs for a Life of Crime (Novels)Murder, he wrote.
  4. books
    Trump’s FathersTwo recent books demonstrate the GOP’s long descent from reason and a country in serious danger.
  5. profile
    Mark Manson, the Self-Help Guru Who Burned OutHe sold 12 million copies of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Then he started taking his own advice.
  6. the national interest
    A Conservative Looks at the History of the Right With Surprising HonestyConservative Matthew Continetti’s The Right debunks his tribe’s historical illusions.
  7. politics
    Team Trump Brags About Picture Book’s Mediocre SalesTrump’s predecessors sold far more books. But his low-effort coffee-table book Our Journey Together is still impressive as a moneymaking venture.
  8. literature
    Trump Invites Congress to Election-Lie Book ClubSending every House Republican a book about the “rigged” election just makes him look desperate.
  9. just asking questions
    Sam Quinones on the 1 Million American Dead From OpioidsThe best-selling journalist on other epidemic’s new milestone and what got us there.
  10. books
    The Spine Collector Saga Isn’t Over YetBernardini’s arrest is certainly the latest plot twist.
  11. q&a
    How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually)Talking with the author of Flying Blind, a new book about Boeing’s deadly 737 Max.
  12. politics
    In Defense of Donald Trump’s $230 Picture BookIs it funny that his first postpresidential book consists of 300 photos with captions scrawled in Sharpie? Sure. But it’s the perfect move for him.
  13. ideas
    David Graeber’s Possible WorldsThe author of Debt and The Dawn of Everything left behind countless admirers and an abiding belief that society could be changed for the better.
  14. encounter
    Huma Abedin Is Ready to Tell You Who She IsThroughout a public career and an even more public marriage, the political confidante has remained an enigma, until now.
  15. books
    The Banality of BonkersBob Woodward and Robert Costa’s new book on the transition of power from Trump to Biden offers plenty of new details but little surprise.
  16. inkwell
    Trump Is a Godsend for Book Publishers. He’s Also a Nightmare.Everyone in publishing is sick of the former president. But they keep making books about him anyway.
  17. american crisis
    Cuomo Set to Earn $5.1 Million for Ill-Conceived COVID BookThe governor finally revealed what he was paid for his pandemic memoir, which is now the subject of a probe by the state attorney general’s office.
  18. politics
    5 Revelations From John Boehner’s New MemoirIn On the House, the former Speaker praises Nancy Pelosi’s “killer instinct,” unloads on Ted Cruz, and claims Mark Meadows once begged on his knees.
  19. encounter
    The Tech Elite’s Favorite Pop IntellectualJulia Galef on bringing the rationalist movement to the mainstream.
  20. books
    Hillary Clinton Retiring to Mystery Books, Co-Writing With Louise PennyState of Terror is out October 12.
  21. the group portrait
    Book Publishing’s New Power ClubA wave of hires is set to pick up where the reckoning left off.
  22. rocket men
    Donald Trump Just Wants Elton John to Like HimHe allegedly wanted to impress the singer with a gift to Kim Jong-un.
  23. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  24. conservatism
    Polarization Isn’t the Problem, But Human Identity Politics May Be the SolutionEzra Klein’s new book on polarization alerts liberals and conservatives to their species’ unifying affinity for identity-based divisiveness.
  25. reading lists
    The Books Our Political Writers Are Reaching for Right NowA reading list for finding some perspective in a crisis.
  26. books
    The Politics and Politicians of Millennials: A Q&A With Charlotte AlterTalking climate change, AOC, the youth vote, and the rise of social media as bully pulpit with the author of The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For.
  27. technocracy
    A Lurkers’ History of the InternetIn Lurking and other new books, writers are constructing an alternative history of the internet.
  28. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  29. books
    Jane Kleeb Would Like You to Care About Rural America NowThe chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party suggests a change in strategy.
  30. what the right is reading
    A New Conservative Theory of Why America Is So PolarizedAuthor Christopher Caldwell argues that since the 1960s the U.S. has functionally had two competing Constitutions – and that the straddle can’t last.
  31. the literati
    Cool Brooklyn Uncle Barack Obama Reveals His Favorite Books of 2019Trick Mirror with a side of Normal People.
  32. white house
    ‘Anonymous’ Author of White House Book Promises to Reveal IdentityIn a Reddit AMA, the former senior White House official says they will reveal themselves before the election.
  33. the future issue
    In 2029, It’ll Be Harder to Write Science Fiction Because We’ll Be Living ItReality has grown unkind to our creators of dystopian fiction. It’s stealing their thunder.
  34. books
    Democrats Lost the States. A New Book Says Activists Are Fighting Back.Journalist Meaghan Winter makes the case for local politics — and local reporting.
  35. politics
    The Anonymous Senior Trump Official Is Trolling Us AllThe anonymous Trump resister is coming out with a new tell-all book.
  36. media
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  37. hillary clinton
    Who Ordered This Clinton Comeback TourIf Clinton doesn’t have anything useful to say, why put her in front of a camera?
  38. encounter
    Among the Moderate Chic at Bari Weiss’s Book PartyThe embattled Establishment assembles to celebrate the Times op-ed columnist’s book on anti-Semitism.
  39. books
    In Her New Book, Emily Guendelsberger Makes The Case Against American CapitalismWhen employers treat workers like robots, everyone suffers.
  40. books
    ‘I Don’t Really Believe In Bubbles:’ Lyz Lenz On Her Book, God LandIn her new book on religion in rural America, writer Lyz Lenz makes the case for nuance.
  41. whoops
    Here’s an Actual Nightmare: Naomi Wolf Learning On-Air That Her Book Is WrongSomewhere in the pantheon of anxiety dreams near “showing up to work naked” is “learning on-air that your book is totally wrong.”
  42. what the right is reading
    Why Trump Voters Are Giving the Right Qualms About CapitalismTim Carney’s Alienated America suggests a market-skeptical worldview is gaining traction among conservatives.
  43. the reds
    Obama Biographer David Maraniss on His Latest Subject, His Blacklisted FatherHis 12th book, A Good American Family, tells the story of journalist Elliott Maraniss and the Red Scare.
  44. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Appeasement of Donald TrumpThe angry king is banking every concession and, empowered and emboldened, getting more aggressive and more power hungry.
  45. zoo story
    The Heartland Zoo Tragedy Everyone ForgotEveryone but Carson Vaughan, whose Zoo Nebraska chronicles a misbegotten zoo’s decline and its fatal consequences.
  46. conspiracy theories
    Even Conspiracy Theories Have Gotten Dumber, a New Book ShowsA Lot of People Are Saying plumbs “the new conspiracism,” conspiracy theory without the theory.
  47. foreign policy
    America Used to Have an Overseas Empire. What Happened to It?Daniel Immerwahr’s How to Hide an Empire serves both as a history of American empire, and a warning about the Trump administration’s bellicosity.
  48. baseball lit
    The ‘Miracle Mets’ Golden Anniversary Nostalgia Books Are Worth the PriceJust in time for the home opener, several accounts of the glory of ‘69.
  49. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  50. nepotism
    New Book Makes the Case That Jared and Ivanka Are Worse Than Previously ThoughtAmong the couple’s newly revealed transgressions: forcing their way on to Air Force jets and defending President Trump’s racism.
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